Category: Personal Development

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Getting to Carnegie Hall

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There’s an old joke that says the way to Carnegie Hall is “Practice, practice, practice.” That’s still true if you’re a boss, but the practice is different. Practice mentally. Rehearse things in your mind. Imagine difficulties that you’ll encounter and how you’ll deal with  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Go beyond the company programs

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Your company probably has training programs. They may have a mentoring program or provide help with your leadership development. Wring every bit of value you can out of those programs, but do more. Follow up on the resources you hear about during training. Set up your own plan for development and improvement. Seek out  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Self-discipline is like a muscle

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Your self-discipline is like a muscle. Treat it like one. Build your self-discipline by exercising it. Do little things every day that require discipline. Over time your self-discipline muscle will get stronger. Your self-discipline muscle gets tired, just like a physical muscle. Do important tasks that require discipline  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Consider a coach

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The world’s top athletes have coaches to help them perform even better. You should consider a coach for your personal development. A good coach can help you do two important things better and earlier than you’re likely to do them for yourself. A good coach can help you identify your strengths and weaknesses. A  »  Read More

Do introverts or extroverts make better leaders?

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It doesn’t matter whether introverts or extroverts make better leaders. Sure, we can have a spirited discussion about whether introverts or extroverts make better leaders. That’s great if you’re having a few drinks with friends or sitting on the porch on a hot summer evening. It’s great if you’re writing a paper  »  Read More

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